Madison Wedding Photographers

Madison Wedding Photographers

Our Madison photographers also provide documentary-style coverage in: Dane County, Madison Metropolitan Area, Iowa County, Green County, Columbia County, Lake Mendota, Lake Monona, Lake Kegonsa and Lake Waubesa

Madison Wedding Photography, Engagement Photo Sessions + Elopements

Intimate Wedding Photography in Madison - Capturing the Joy of Small Celebrations - Discover the best Madison photographers specializing in intimate marriages. Couples are embracing the trend of smaller, more meaningful celebrations. Let our talented photographers capture the joy and intimacy of your wedding day.

By planning a simple Madison elopement, couples are able to stay present in the moment and fully absorb the impact of their wedding day. Given the fact that many couples feel more natural and at ease in intimate settings, it's no surprise that some of the most breathtaking wedding images come from elopements.

The WPJA has an abundance of top-ranked, Madison documentary wedding photographers available right now who understand that some weddings and elopements can’t wait. Find yours today!

Recent WPJA WedElope Story Awards

Madison Photographers for Large or Small Weddings

Shooting an elopement or small Madison wedding event is a wedding photojournalist’s dream: a fairly open schedule with lots of breathing space for creativity – it’s just the photographer, the couple, the officiant, and perhaps a few select companions.

Wisconsin WPJA members are ready to document any city hall, mini, civil ceremony, or elopement wedding, even if it is a Monday-Thursday ceremony. Search for the “Can Shoot Weddings on Short Notice!” message on the listings below.

View Award-Winning Pictures from Madison Wedding Venues

3 Madison Wedding Photographers...

Madison wedding and elopement photography by Ilana Bar-av of Wisconsin

Ilana Bar av is a dedicated wedding photographer whose passion for the craft began with her dad and oldest brother, both of whom are also photographers. Despite their initial skepticism, Barav chose to pursue a career in wedding photography and is now celebrating her sixth...

4800 (USD)
Mid-west wedding, engagement and elopement photography by Madi Ellis

Madi Ellis, a wedding photojournalist based in the USA, is dedicated to capturing love stories with genuine emotion, texture, and connection. Her background in acting helps her create honest and unique images that truly represent couples.

Madi Ellis

Chicago in Illinois, US *Now booking Madison weddings.
4450 (USD)
Pro documentary-style wedding photography by Bradley Hanson

With a background in documentary technique, Bradley Hanson brings a unique storytelling perspective to his photography. Through his keen eye for detail and artistic vision, he captures the essence of each wedding he documents. His work has been featured in magazines and has...

Bradley Hanson

St. Paul in Minnesota, US *Now booking Madison weddings.
5000 (USD)

Map of Wedding Photojournalists Serving Madison Couples

Madison Wedding, Elopement and Engagement Images by WPJA Photographers

Below are some Madison wedding photography samples from the world’s best wedding photographers of the WPJA. Some of these Madison marriage pictures might be artistic portraits, details, or documentary-style images that have come from getting ready sessions, wedding ceremonies, reception venues, or Madison engagement portrait sessions with couples.

A portrait of a wedding couple at The Tinsmith in Madison, Wisconsin, captures the elegantly dressed wedding party, creating an intense and sophisticated atmosphere reminiscent of a reality TV show
At the Olin Park Pavilion in Madison, WI, the couple shared a special moment as they danced their first dance together in the indoor reception venue during the daytime
At the Madison, Wisconsin Ceremony and Reception Site of Aldo Leopold, the kids look to adults while playing
In Wisconsin, at the Madison Public Library, the couple kisses at the end of their wedding ceremony
Best wedding photography from the Madison Public Library in Wisconsin from a low angle showing Couples dog jumping on brides wedding dress during recessional
An exceptional Wisconsin wedding photojournalism sample by a professional Madison, WI photographer at Goodman Center communicating the Couple toasting wedding guests
A top wedding photojournalist created this image at the Houdini Mansion in Los Angeles, California showing Two wedding party people tie their ties in the mirrors
Wedding photograph from the Couple's apartment in Madison, WI showing the Father Daughter Dance in the living room of the couple at their rescheduled wedding
Picture of a Couple dancing their first dance in their apartment in Madison, WI
 Coronavirus, COVID, Madison backyard wedding image of the groom and bride talking through zoom with their parents after getting married
Wisconsin wedding photo from Madison of a couple Just married outside
A Madison wi couple rings church bells after their wedding ceremony

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Who are the best Madison wedding photographers for small elopements?
A: The WPJA is proud to have some of the top Madison documentary wedding photographers for elopements. Our members are able to submit WedElope Stories that take you step-by-step, via a 9 image picture story, through the unique and moving elopements that take place around the world.
Q: Where can I find a photographer for a short-notice, small Madison wedding?
A: There are many WPJA photographers who are able to help you out at a moment's notice. We understand that sometimes love happens and there's simply no time to lose. We can ensure that you can get married as quickly as possible — and have incredible photographs to remember your Madison wedding day by.
Q: How can couples find Madison photographers for pre-wedding engagement portraits?
A: The WPJA issues Diamond Awards for Madison wedding photographers to showcase their best engagement photography work. These awards are given to photographers who prove that they have an ability to be creative, artistic, and intuitive while working on-location with couples who are newly engaged.
WPJA Communiqué: Featured Wedding Photography Articles
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